Hewlett Packard: CSR & Sustainability

Hewlett Packard Company or HP is an American multinational information technology corporation headquartered in Palo Alto, California, USA that provides products, technologies, software, solutions and services to consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health and education sectors.

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What Defines a Social Innovator Anyway?

Sifting the wheat from the chaff at Social Innovation Summit Silicon Valley 2014.
Chris Librie, senior director of strategy and communications for HP, speaks to a crowd at the HP Living Progress Exchange at SXSW Eco 2014.

Living Progress: A Holistic Approach to Creating a Better Future

Chris Librie, senior director of strategy and communications for HP, shared some of the strategies and projects the company is involved in around…
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Fortune 500 Companies, NGOs Unite to Address Renewable Energy Demand

Twelve leading U.S. companies have partnered with the WWF and WRI to overcome unmet renewable energy demand, with the Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles.
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3p Weekend: 10 Companies You May Be Surprised Still Manufacture in the U.S.

We can all rattle off a few small, niche companies that manufacture on this side of the pond (and everyone knows those Chryslers…
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Why Your Company Should Get Involved with the Shared Value Initiative

The Shared Value Initiative was launched in 2012 by FSG, a non-profit strategy and research consulting firm (and the brain child of Michael…
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World Wildlife Fund Focuses on Packaging

Erin Simon of WWF believes that when packaging is viewed as part of the whole, not a single issue, companies can better develop…
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Ink Cartridge Recycling is More Complex Than You Think

Nick Aster visits Lavergne, an HP recycling partner, in Montreal and reports on their multi-step process.
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HP’s Conflict-Free Supply Chain Initiative is an Industry First

HP leads an IT industry initiative to improve supply chain transparency and performance, via the Conflict-Free Smelter certification.
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3 Great Open Loop Recycling Projects

Open loop recycling is still going strong and is a value-added proposition for companies that generate a lot of plastic throughout their operations.
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HP Reduces Chinese Student and Underage Labor in Supply Chain

HP issued new guidelines to its suppliers conducting operations in China that according to the company are the first for the information technology…
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Research Shows Companies Are Losing Sight of the Big Sustainability Picture

A recent research study found that in their drive for transparency, companies are losing sight of the big sustainability picture. It was as…
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The Top 10 Bay Area CSR Reporters and Performers

We decided it’s time to check if San Francisco, Palo Alto, Oakland, San Jose and other cities around the Bay, which is the…
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There’s Gold in Them Thar Circuits

Why go running off, to dig deep underground at great environmental cost for gold, when there is plenty of it above ground, waiting…
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5 CSR Executive Trends

At the Responsible Business Summit that took place in New York two weeks ago it was interesting to learn about some of the…
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HP Reduces Product Energy Consumption by 50% Compared to 2005

Hewlett-Packard, the world’s largest provider of information technology infrastructure, software, services, and solutions, released its eleventh annual Global Citizenship Report this past week.…